Contaminated water leaking from the Fukushima nuclear power station is the most serious incident to plague the crippled plant since its meltdown in March 2011 and may derail Japan's bid for the 2020 Olympic games.
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 21, 2013) As a result of the economic crisis, many municipalities in Spain have sold their public water utilities to private companies. Now some local communities are finding out that the water supply networks ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 27, 2013) Firefighters report progress battling a huge blaze on the edge of Yosemite National Park, but warn it remains an "extreme" threat as it nears the top US tourist destination and San Francisco's water ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (May 9, 2014) Traces of radioactive isotopes are found in water following a leak at the Duke Energy nuclear power plant in Oconee County, South Carolina. Gavino Garay reports.
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Reuters - News Video Online (Sep. 17, 2016) Some residents outside Tampa, Florida are worried about a giant sinkhole at a phosphate fertilizer facility that leaked over 200 million gallons of slightly radioactive waste water. Roselle Chen ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 10, 2015) As the COP21 climate change conference nears its end an installation at Le Bourget by NGO Avaaz, aimed at illustrating the three million six hundred thousand signatures they claim to have gathered ... watch video
Oct. 20, 2016 Flooring can be made from any number of sustainable materials, making it, generally, an eco-friendly feature in homes and businesses alike. Now, flooring could be even more ... read more
Oct. 21, 2016 Offshore wind turbines are becoming ever larger, and the transportation, installation, disassembly and disposal of their gigantic rotor blades are presenting operators with ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Improved barn design, cleaning processes, and manure treatment could reduce ammonia emissions from commercial dairy cattle barns by 17 to 50%, according to a new study. The ... read more
Oct. 19, 2016 Loss of cultural heritage first brings to mind the destruction in the Middle East. But in the Caribbean it is mainly natural processes such as coastal erosion and human interventions driven by ... read more
Oct. 18, 2016 Five years ago, the largest single release of human-made radioactive discharge to the marine environment resulted from an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. Approximately ... read more
Mar. 10, 2016 Scientists investigated the levels of radioactive strontium and cesium in the coast off Japan in September 2013. Radioactive levels in seawater were 10 to 100 times higher than before the nuclear ... read more
Aug. 18, 2015 An international research team reports results of a three-year study of sediment samples collected offshore from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. The research aids in understanding what ... read more